Somerset Bat Group Facebook page

Our Facebook page for all our bat chatter.  Also worth checking to keep up to date with any last minute plans

Bat Conservation Trust

The Bat Conservation Trust (BCT) is working towards a world where bats and people live in harmony, to ensure they are around for future generations to enjoy.
The National Bat Helpline can answer your questions and concerns about bats and give you advice.  0345 1300 228 – 9:30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday.
You can also email

Somerset Wildlife Trust

Somerset’s leading environmental charity delivering a targeted approach to landscape scale conservation and sustainable land management that will help wildlife and people adapt to climate change.

Environmental Records Centres

Somerset Environmental Records Centre (SERC) is centre of reference for all information relating to wildlife and biodiversity in the county of Somerset. All our Somerset bat records are collated here.  It maintains an up-to-date record of sites, habitats and species found in the county and makes the data available for decision making, conservation, research, monitoring and education.

Bath and North East Somerset (BANES) and North Somerset are similarly covered by the Bristol Regional Environmental Records Centre (BRERC), which covers the whole area of the former county of Avon.

Other local Bat Groups

Other nocturnal folks as batty as us!

Unsure if in the county of Somerset?   Magic Map of Somerset county boundaries.

  • Main Somerset Towns include: Taunton, Bridgewater, Glastonbury, Wells, Shepton Mallet, Frome, Yeovil, Chard and Crewkerne
  • Somerset towns and villages nearest the county border include: Brean, Axbridge, Cheddar, Chewton Mendip, Chilcompton, Kilmersdon, Norton St Phillip, Rode, North Brewham, Wincanton, Henstridge, Marston Magna, Cricket St Thomas, Churchstanton, Wellington, Wiveliscombe, Exebridge, Simonsbath and Porlock.

Ecological Consultants

Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management – Professional Directory

CIEEM members listed in this Directory are qualified in a wide range of ecological and environmental management services. You can search the Directory to find a local competent ecologist or environmental manager to undertake a Bat Survey.

Somerset County Council

A number of ecological consultancies have approached SCC to make them aware that they offer ecological services in Somerset and to ask SCC to put their names on a list of such service providers. The Somerset Ecological Consultants List is for guidance only and does not constitute an endorsement of individuals or companies by Somerset County Council.